Songs to Grow On, Vol. 3: American Work Songs

Songs to Grow On, Vol. 3: American Work Songs

Various Artists FW07027 / FC 7027

Six of the best known American folksingers—Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Bill Bonyon, Sam Eskin, "Mac" McClintock, Cisco Houston and Lead Belly—come together to sing work songs, including a miner’s song, a cowboy song, a lumbermen’s song, a fishermen’s song and a farmer’s song.

Year Released 1951
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1951 Folkways Records
Genre(s) American Folk; Children's
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) African American; Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Banjo; Guitar; Harmonica
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Cowboys--Songs and music; Folk songs--United States; Music--Juvenile; Sea songs

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101 This Land is Your Land Woody Guthrie 2:35
102 Lumberman's Alphabet Sam Eskin 3:07
103 Down the Hatch Bill Bonyun 1:26
104 Jerry, Go and Oil That Car Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock 2:38
105 The Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn Pete Seeger 1:14
106 Talking Columbia Woody Guthrie 2:38
201 Old Blue Cisco Houston 2:08
202 Dark as the Dungeon Cisco Houston 2:38
203 Whoopie Ti-Yi-Yo, Get Along Little Dogies Cisco Houston 1:37
204 Old Man Lead Belly 2:33
205 Haul Away Joe Lead Belly 2:28
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